Posts from GovConWire for 05/16/2017

Fortinet Unveils New Federal Subsidiary, Names Board Members

Fortinet (Nasdaq: FTNT) has established a new federal subsidiary that will work to deliver cybersecurity platforms to the public sector and has appointed executives that will serve on the subsidiary’s board of directors…
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55 Firms Land Spots on $37B Army Contract for C4ISR Program Support Services

The U.S. Army has selected 55 companies to compete for task orders under a potential $37.4 billion contract vehicle that covers knowledge-based professional services for government programs that have command, control, communications, computers, intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance requirements…
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DoD IG Begins Review of Air Force’s Bomber Aircraft Devt Program Classification

The Defense Department’s inspector general has launched an evaluation to assess whether the U.S. Air Force has exercised extreme discretion about the basic details of a potential $80 billion program to develop the new B-21 bomber aircraft, Bloomberg reported Tuesday…
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Serco’s North American Arm Wins Potential $102M DLA Chemical Mgmt Contract

Serco Group‘s North American subsidiary has secured a potential five-year, $101.5 million contract from the Defense Logistics Agency to provide chemical management services in support of the U…
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Sierra Nevada-Embraer Team to Join Air Force Light Attack Aircraft Demo

The U.S. Air Force has invited a team composed of Sierra Nevada and Embraer‘s defense and security business to participate in the service branch’s OA-X light attack aircraft demonstration in July at Holloman Air Force Base in New Mexico…
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Boeing to Produce T-X Trainer Aircraft Offering at Missouri Facility

Boeing has picked its St. Louis, Missouri-based facility to assemble the trainer aircraft the company built with Saab should the industry team win the T-X contract with the U.S. Air Force. Boeing said Monday it expects the T-X trainer jet work to create and support approximately 1,800 indirect and direct jobs in the state…
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Navy Taps American Systems for Air Vehicle System Engineering, Technical Services Contract

American Systems has received a $30.3 million indefinite-delivery/indefinite-quantity contract from the U.S. Navy to provide specialized engineering and technical services for various Defense Department air vehicles and related systems…
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All Hands Update: MERTS

Multi-purpose reconfigurable training system, or MERTS 3-D, provides a virtual reality training environment that mimics video games.
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May 15 Market Close: GovCon Index and Markets up with S&P 500 and NASDAQ Hitting Records

The Executive Mosaic GovCon Index posted gains to close at 93.283 up 0.605 percent, with advancers shares outpacing and decliners shares 4 to 1. The S&P 500 index and NASDAQ index hit record highs as oil shows a strong rebound and energy and financial sectors lead gains…
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